GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word endemic is prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic.
|refectory||dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)|
|pundit||authority on a subject; expert; learned person|
|hiatus||gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break|
|disjointed||disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin|
|patriarch||father and ruler of a family or tribe|
|inclined||tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend|
|shift||change position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group|
|coterie||group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests|
|chase||ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch|